A half-acre brush fire threatened a few buildings in Taftsville before firefighters extinguished it Monday afternoon.
Hartford, Hartland and Woodstock fire departments put out the small brush fire off of Hartwood Way, a short gravel road that runs in front of the Applebutter Inn, up on a hill behind the Taftsville Country Store.
The call for the fire came in around 1:15 p.m. Firefighters had it under control by 2 p.m. thanks to Hartwood Way, which stopped the fire from spreading, according to Woodstock Assistant Fire Chief David Roy.
The fire is reported to be on the Hartwood Road, in Taftsville on the Woodstock-Hartland town line. Woodstock, Hartland and Hartford firefighters responded. The fire was about a half-acre area as of 1:35 p.m.
Around 1:15 p.m. Woodstock Fire was called out to a brush fire across from the Taftsville Bridge in Woodstock. Check back for updates as they come in.